Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for Hyper-V skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Hyper-V over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Hyper-V
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 51 51
Rank change year-on-year +8 0 -15
Contract jobs citing Hyper-V 5 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.12% 1.03% 1.40%
As % of the System Software category 8.47% 12.24% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 8
Merseyside median daily rate £200 £325 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.46% -14.75% +39.91%
10th Percentile £128 £313 £241
90th Percentile £360 £338 £438
North West median daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £39.00 £24.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year +60.82% -30.71% +66.67%

Hyper-V is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 59 49 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 13.23% 8.43% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 37
Merseyside median daily rate £182 £358 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -49.02% -13.33% +46.02%
10th Percentile £108 £206 £158
90th Percentile £400 £600 £485
North West median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 19
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.38 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.41% +10.34% +11.54%
10th Percentile £11.80 £13.00 £11.45
90th Percentile £21.85 £19.17 £18.75
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year +8.20% +1.67% -

Hyper-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing Hyper-V as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for Hyper-V in Merseyside

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Hyper-V in Merseyside.

Contractor daily rate trend for Hyper-V in Merseyside

Hyper-V
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hyper-V in Merseyside over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hyper-V in Merseyside

Hyper-V
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hyper-V within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +2 5 £200 -38.46% 6
Hyper-V
North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Hyper-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Hyper-V.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) JBoss
4 1 (20.00%) Apache
4 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Compaq
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless

Hyper-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) IPsec
1 1 (20.00%) PABX
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) LAMP
1 1 (20.00%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Runbook
2 1 (20.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (20.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Korn
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) EdgeSight
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Aerohive Networks
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Compaq
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) Meraki
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat